The Jewish Floridian and Shofar of Greater Hollywood

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The Jewish Floridian and Shofar of Greater Hollywood
Portion of title:
Jewish Floridian
Place of Publication:
Hollywood, Fla
Fred Shochet
Creation Date:
January 17, 1975
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13 v. : ill. ;


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United States -- Florida -- Broward -- Hollywood


Dates or Sequential Designation:
Vol. 1, no. 1 (Nov. 13, 1970)-v. 13, no. 22 (Oct. 28, 1983).
Numbering Peculiarities:
Numbering in masthead and publisher's statements conflict: Dec. 24, 1971 called no. 3 in masthead and no. 4 in publisher's statement; July 21, 1972 called no. 19 in masthead and no. 18 in publisher's statement; Aug. 3, 1972 called no. 19 in masthead and no. 18 in publisher's statement; Feb. 2, 1972 called no. 2 in masthead and no. 3 in publisher's statement; Apr. 26, 1974 called no. 9 in masthead and no. 8 in publisher's statement; Aug. 2, 1974 called no. 5 in masthead and no. 15 in publisher's statement.
Numbering Peculiarities:
Issues for Aug. 4, 1972 called also v. 2, no. 19, and May 10, 1974 called also v. 4, no. 9, repeating numbering of previous issues.

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mJemsti Floridi&m
Volume 5 Number 2
Hollywood, Florida Friday, January 17. 1975
Price 25 centa
South Brawards 1975 Campaign in High Gear
Melvin H. Baer and Lewis E.
Cohn, 1975 Campaign cochair-
men, report that 40 solicitation
meetings have already been
scheduled during the next two
months for the 1975 Campaign.
Organizational meetings of
the High Rise Division, with Ot-
to Stieber as chairman, have
been conducted daily so that ev-
ery building on the Beach will
be organized. Workers' training
sessions were also held for all
High-Rise leadership.
"Our community recognizes
that the people of Israel and
the Jews of the world reflect
two different images, but just
Maitland Minister's 4Holy War9 Set
To Outwit Court Rule on Prayer
one destiny," Mr. Cohn stated.
"It Is not always easy to be
Jewish, and we are all part of
the anguish and the Joy of be-
ing who we are," he added.
"The pain of a holocaust, the
for the protection of the State
of Israel, make us aware of our
blood of the young men who die
death of innocent people at Ktr-
yat Shemonah, Ma'alot, and the
Judaism. But ao does the joy
of having a State of Israel, and
the pleasure of seeing Jews from
oppressed lands come out of
bondage into freedom."
A Florida clergyman Is setting
up what he calls a "holy war"T
against "undesirable elements[
Communist elements to my way
of thinking."
In the view of Maitland Rev.
Arthur Froehlich, pastor of the
Bible Presbyterian Church there,
the "undesirable elements" are
those who take the U.S. Supreme
Court ruling seriously banning
mandatory prayers in public
THE RULING came more
than a decade ago.
Still, there is a Florida statute
calling for the teaching of
"Christian virtues" and related
"devotional exercises" in the
schools, and Rev. Froehlich sees
his "holy war" as another aspect
of the recent West Virginia text-
book war, which in his view in
volved "attacks on good Christian
moral teachings."
At the center of the struggle
were hearings that opened before
a federal judge in Orlando last
week designed to strike down
school board policies permitting
the continuing infraction of the
Supreme Court ruling.
cross-section of Protestant, Catho-
lic and Jewish parents.
Out to check Rev. Froehlich is
Orlando attorney Jerome Born-
stein, head of the legal panel in
Central Florida of the American
Civil Liberties Union.
IN BORNSTEIN'S view, the
abuses of the Federal injunction
against religious activity in the
public school system are wrong

1 Paul Weiner's appointment
las chairman of the UJA 1975
JFund Raising Campaign for
tie Aquarius has been an-
nounced by Lewis E. Cohn
md Mel Baer. A very active
am is being planned
id a cocktail party will be
key function at the
Aquarius. Final plans are be-
formulated and a com-
ittee is now being formed.
"whether done in God's name or
anyone else's."
"We want to take this all the
way to firmly establish the prin-
ciple that prayer has no place
in the public school classroom,"
according to Bornstein
In between the opposing views
of Bornstein and Rev. Froehlich
is the Orange County School
Board, which these days seems
Abba Ebon To
Speak Feb. 3
In Hollywood
Abba Eban, one of Israels
most distinguished statesmen,
will speak at Temple Sinai, Hol-
lywood, Monday, Feb. 3, at 8:00
Mr. Eban played a key role in
the diplomatic field for Israel,
both in the year immediately
preceding her independence and
throughout her history as a sov-
ereign nation. He first achieved
worldwide prominence as Offi-
cial Liaison between the Jewish
community of Palestine and the
United Nations committees
which deliberated the Palestine
problem in Geneva and at Lake
Mr. Eban collaborated in the
preparation of the Jewish case
which was brought before the
General Assembly and the Se-
curity Council and himself pre-
sented a part of the Jewish plea
which resulted in the establish-
ment of the State of Israel.
In the ensuing years, the Is-
raeli leader gained international
acclaim as his country's Ambas-
sador to the United States, a
post he held for nine years. He
also served as Israel's permanent
representative to the United Na-
After returning to Israel, he
served variously as Minister of
Continued on Page 3
not quite as enthusiastic as it
did in the beginning in the role
of defendant.
bara Davies was quoted in the
Miami Herald Sunday as saying
that "We've grown up a good
deal" since the suit started four
years ago.
"Orange County has been a
focal point in the center of the
state for tests of these things. It
to eliminate sex education in the
seems like someone is always
suing us to test the law," she
6aid in a tone of fatigue.
Among other things. Froehlich
has been at the head of drives
Continued on Page 5
1975 Campaign cochairmen Melvin H. Baer (left) and Lewis
E. Cohn, study report showing the high degree of organi-
zation already achieved in the High Rise Division.
Jewish Families Here Urged
To Buy More Israeli Products
If every Jew in the United
States would spend a dollar a
week on Israeli imports, the fi-
nancial picture in Israel would
be considerably brightened, ac-
cording to Yehoshua Meshulah,
a retired Tel Aviv journalist now
living in Florida.
Following the Yom Kippur
War, the "Buy Israel" office
organized a publicity campaign
in the Miami area to stimulate
the demand for Israeli products
in order to strengthen that
country's economy. Cooperating
in the project were most of the
Jewish organizations in the area.
Mr. Meshulah now wishes to
launch the "Buy Israel" project,
sponsored by the Jewish Market
Organization, the Jewish Agen-
cy, and the Ministry of Com-
merce and Industry in Israel, to
all American communities.
Every Jewish family is urged
to buy something Israeli, such
as wines and liqueurs, clothing,
gloves, bags, leather goods,
foods, tires, jewels, stamps and/
or coins, cosmetics and perfumes,
religious items, toys, records and
books, at least once a week in
order to help Israel's export
trade recover from the effects
of the October 1973 War.
In Hollywood, the Community
Relations Committee of the Jew-
ish Federation of South Broward
will discuss the proposed "Buy
Israel" project at its monthly
luncheon, Thursday noon, Jan.
23, at Temple Solel. Mr. Me-
shulach will be guest speaker.
Leonard Schiff (left) has agreed to be chair-
man of the Emerald Hills area, and Alvin
Hess and Harry Smallberg have agreed to
cochair the Hillcrest community, Nathan
Pritcher, chairman of the Metropolitan Divi-
sion of the 1975 Campaign, announced.
These three leaders are well known to the
community for their commitment and activi-
ties for many Jewish causes. Mr. Hess has
been involved with the Hillcrest Community
Campaign since its founding three years
ago. Mark Fried (right) and Richard Knee
(not shown) have accepted the chairman-
ship of the Youth and Young Adults Divi-
sion of the Campaign and will be planning
activities for the spring.

Page 2
+JeHistifhrJ(firr and Sfaoiar ol HoDywood
Friday, January 17, 1975
jay. Coral To Be South Florida ZOA Leaders j
Guest Speaker
The Women's League of the
To Be Honored Here Jan. 22
Hemispheres Campaign Is
Moving Forward Rapidly
United Synagogue of America,
South Florida Branch, will hold
a meeting Thursday, Jan. 30. at
7:30 p.m. in Temple Israel, Mira-
Jay Coral wi'.l speak on "Im-
pressions of a Non-Governmental
Observer at the UN."
Ms. Coral, a Barnard graduate,
was voted Woman of the Year,
1964 by Congregation Sons of Is-
rael, Suffern. N.Y., received a Ci-
tation of Merit from B'nai B'rith
in 1965 and was named Woman
of the Year, 1968 by the Sons of
the American Revolution, Stony
Point Chapter.
Members and friends are
vited to attend.
William Littman, honorary'
chairman, and Max Amazon,
chairman, report that the Hemis-
pheres campaign is moving for-
ward with tremendous interest
on the part of their vary devoted
and energetic committee.
A cocktail party has been
planned for this month at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph
Guttman. A function has also
been planned for the month of
Mr. and Mrs. Guttman have
both been very active in the UJA
in Pittsburgh, Pa., as well as in
the South Broward area. Mr.
Guttman was the cochairman for
the Hemispheres UJA campaign
in 1974.
Members of the committee
which is still in formation now
include, in addition to Mr. Litt-
man and Mr. Amazon. Bob
Roberts, coordinator; Manny Ap-
pel, Samuel Barack, Harry A.
Cohen, Mrs. Ethel Dank. Charles
Englebardt, Ferdinand Goldberg,
Jack Guttman, Mrs. Jewel Holz-
heimer, Benjamin Klein, Louis
Levitan, Abe Lewis. Albert
Needleman and Nathan Noveck.
Also Mr. and Mrs. Charles
Pierson, Bernard Pollen, Kalman
Rado, Irving Rciss. David J.
Schwartzman. Edward Spivey.
Harry Steinberg. Sidney Wells,
Mrs. Ethel Wolf, Mrs. Rose Isaac-
son. Mrs. Bernice Krupnick,
Judge David Malbin. Mrs. Ida
Perlberg. Samuel L. Peters. Irv-
ing Weisberg. Jack J. Weiser,
Adolph Weiss and Louis Brit-
Attorney Relocates Office
Attorney Robert L. Leeds an-
nounces the relocation of his of-
fices in Hollywood. He will be
associated with attorney Jake I.
Watson in facilities located at
1943 Tyler St.
A state Zionist leader of na-
tional fame, Sam J. Perry, and
his wife, will be honored at a
traditional candlelighting cere-
mony next Wednesday at 7:30
p.m. in Temple Sinai, 1201 John-
son St., Hollywood.
The gala event conducted by
Rabbi David Shapiro will be at-
tended by numerous personalities
from various parts of the United
States of America, according to
Mel Reiser, president, Broward
District, ZOA. Greetings will be
extended by the Hon. David
Keating, Mayor of Hollywood.
Mr. Perry, president-emeritus
of the local organization, has an
outstanding record of communi-
ty achievements on a local, re-
gional and national scale.
Mr. Perry is one of the found-
ers and a past president of the
Long Island Zionist Organiza-
tion. In Florida he and his wife
founded the Broward District-

Industry-Oriented Mission
To Be Sponsored By UJA
ZOA, and developed it to a
strong unit of the Zionist move-
A perpetual scholarship for a
meritoriua orphaned student at
the Kfar Silver Agricultural
High School in Israel will be
established in the names of Sam
J. and Rose Perry. The scholar-
ship certificate will be present-
ed by Dr. Morton Malavsky
who. with numerous other Hol-
lywood personalities have con-
tributed scholarships for deserv-
ing victims of Soviet or Arab
Jacques Torczyner of New
York, past president of the
ZOA, cochairman. World Feder-
ation of General Zionists and
chairman of the American Sec-
tion. World Jewish Congress, will
be the guest speaker.
Milton Gold of Philadelphia
and Palm Beach, chairman of
the National Executive Commit-
tee, will represent the national
organization. Harry Branton.
past director of membership and
consultant to the ZOA of Bever-
ly Hills, Fla., will represent the
Southeast Region.
Also attending will be Joseph
Pi'ilstein. treasurer of the State
of Florida for the Anti-Defama-
tion League, and a musical pro-
gram will be conducted by Belie
Millman and Dorothy Kowitt,
Mayor Joseph Almogi of
Haifa, former Israeli Minister of
Labor, is collaborating with the
United Jewish Appeal to spon-
sor a Metals Industry Mission to
Israel from Feb. 3 to 13.
The mission marks the first
time the UJA has sponsored an
industry-wide mission on a na-
tional basis, with an itinerary
focusing on intensive study of
the Israeli metals industry.
Participants will also meet
with government leaders repre-
senting the Knesset, and with
economic and foreign ministries,
as well as with private citizens
NCJW Discussion Group And
Mental Health Forum Set
Dr. David Cox, development
consultant at Broward Com-
munity College, will discuss "The
Healthy Personality" at a Holly-
wood Section. National Council
of Jewish Women discussion
group meeting Monday at 1 p.m.
in the Hallandale Home Federal
Building. 2100 E. Hallandale
Beach Blvd., according to Judy
Rappaport, chairwoman.
Husbands and friends are in-
vited to attend the 19th annual
NCJW Mental Health Forum
Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. to 4
p.m. at the South Florida State
Hospital, conducted in coopera-
tion with the Mental Health As-
including residents of the be-
leaguered settlement towns of
Kiryat Shemona, Ma'alot, and
Beit Shean.
The mission was developed in
response to the growing leader-
ship role played by members of
the metals industry, which is
the pacesettlng industry in the
1975 UJA campaign.
Cost of the mission is $890 per
person from New York. Special
programming will be arranged
for wives who do not wish to
participate in the industrial
tours and seminars.
Reservations should be made
through the Jewish Federation
of South Broward. 1909 Har-
rison St., Hollywood.
International B'nai B'rith president David M. Blumberg
(center) congratulates two Hollywood couples for signing
up for the B'nai B'rith Foundation's Legacy Program. Jack
and Harriet Solot (left) created an annuity trust while Bea
and Samuel ("Nat") Somach (right) have made a bequest
benefiting the youth services of B'nai B'rith. The occasion
was a cocktail party at the Eden Roc, honoring Blumberg,
during his recent visit to Florida. Both Solot and Somach
are members of Hollywood's Herzl Lodge.
La Mer Cochairmen
For UJA Drive Named
Lou Gordon, chairman for the
1975 UJA fund raising campaign
at La Mer has named Morris
Fogelman and Joseph Feller as
cochairmen. Meetings are cur-
rently being held to organize a
committee to plan functions for
the 1975 campaign.
A special gifts luncheon was
held at the Sky Lake Country
Club last week. Two honorees
are being selected for the special
function which will be held later
at the La Mer Building.
Or. Mishkin Guest Speaker
The Broward Chapter of the
Juvenile Diabetes Research
Foundation met this week at the
Southern Federal Savings &
Loan. 225 N. Federal Hwy..
Pompano Beach. Dr. Michael
Mishkin, who specializes in the
practice of Endocrinology. Di-
abetes, and Internal Medicine,
was the speaker. Contact Bob and
Mary Lou Held for information
on the group's activities.
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Friday, January 17, 1975
*'JetVisti Meridian and Shofar of Hollywood
Page 3
\ Dr. Samuel Rand Yekhiva's Dr- Jacob Agus
Scholarship Dinner Honoree Temple Beth E1
Dr. Samuel Rand will be the
guest of honor at the annual
Scholarship Dinner of Yeshiva
Day Echool, announced Barry D.
Schreiber. president of the board.
The dinner, hosted by Dr. and
Mrs! Daniel Wuensch, will be
held at the Forte Towers Sunday
evening, Jan. 26. Joseph Margu-
lius. benefactor, will be the hon-
orary chairman.
Moses I. Feuerstein of Boston,
Mass., chairman of the nation-
wide Torah Umesorah Movement,
will be guest speaker at this gala
event, which will feature elegant
Chinese cuisine.
A graduate of Howard Univer-
sity Medical School, Dr. Rand is
a practicing physician in Holly-
wood, a member of the American
Medical Association and the
Broward County Medical Associa-
tion of Family Physicians.
A staff member of various hos-
' pitals in Broward County, Dr.
Rand also serves on the Doctor's
Advisory Committee of Shaare
Zedek Hospital and Orphan's
Hospital in Jerusalem.
Section Chairmen Appointed
By United Way Off Broward
James W. McLaughlin, presi-
dent of McLaughlin Engineering
Co., and Dr. Richard C. Ellis, a
Ft. Lauderdale podiatrist, have
been appointed section chairmen
of the 1975 United Way cam-
McLaughlin heads the engi-
neers division, and Dr. Ellis is
leading the podiatrist 'chiropodist
Abba Eban To
Speak Feb. 3
In Hollywood
Continued from Page 1
Education and Deputy Prime
Minister until his appointment as
Minister of Foreign Affairs in
A South African by birth, Mr.
Eban was educated in England
and graduated from Cambridge
University with high honors.
After World War II he settled in
Jerusalem as Chief Instructor of
the Middle East Center of Arabic
Studies. In 1946, at the invita-
tion of Dr. Chaim Weizmann, he
joined the Jewish Agency for
Palestine and worked in the field
of Arab-Jewish relations.
Fluent in Hebrew, Arabic,
English and several European
languages. Mr. Eban is the author
of several books including the
current best seller, "My Coun-
The Feb. 3 appearance of Mr.
\ Eban represents the 1975 presen-
tation in Temple Sinai's annual
Art and Cultural Program which
had its inception in 1969. Ticket?
for this event may be obtained
from the temple office. 1201
Johnson St. or by mail. Call the
'< ';>le for further information.
Dade 625-4545 Broward 989-3030
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In addition to having served
on the board of Yeshiva Day
School for the past two years,
Dr. Rand is a co-founder and
first vice president of the Young
Israel of Hollywood, a board
member of Chabad House of Mi-
ami Beach and a contributor to
many Yeshivas in both America
and Israel.
Alice J. Rand, his wife, has
served as president of the PTA
and Gregory Jonathan, his 13-
year-old son, attended the school.
A small school serving the
North Dade and South Broward
communities, Yeshiva Day
School is a Torah U'Mesorah
school observing strict Orthodox
tradition under the direction of
Stanley B. Weiss, principal.
Through the efforts of Dr.
Rand and other active supporters
many of the students who arc
unable to meet their financial
obligations are afforded an Or-
thodox-Hebrew education.
The "Annual Charles Doppelt
Memorial Lecture Series," pre-
senting Dr. Jacob B. Agus, noted
author and lecturer and Rabbi of
Beth El Congregation, Balti-
more, Md., will be held Sunday,
Jan. 26, at 8 p.m., at Temple
Beth El, 1351 S. 14th Ave.
The author of many books on
Jewish life, Dr. Agus, who will
speak on "Myths and Fantasies
Concerning Us" served as con-
sulting editor to Encyclopedia
Britannica for articles on Ju-
daism and Jewish History, and
was visiting professor at the
Graduate School of Religion, Re-
constructionist Rabbinical Col-
lege and Dropsie University,
Dr. Agus' books include "Mod-
ern Philosophy of Judaism,"
"Dialogue and Tradition," "The
Evolution of Jewish Thought"
and "The Meaning of Jewish
Outstanding Jewish scholars,
historians and writers will be
brought to Temple Beth El as a
memorial to Charles Doppelt,
through the work of his wife,
Mrs. Doppelt and her daughter
and son-in-law, Shirley and Jim
Although there is no admis-
sion charge, reservations must
be made in advance by contact-
ing the Temple Beth El office.
Tickets are now available to
temple members and their
guests; they will be available to
non-members ten days prior to
the lecture.
My children and I wish to express our grati-
tude for your messages of sympathy and for
your charitable contributions in Arline's
memory. It has been a source of solace and
comfort to us which we shall not forget.
Hollywood Chapter Of Hadassah
Announces Formation Of 10th Group
The Hollywood Chapter of
Hadassah has announced the for-
mation of its tenth Group, called
Tel Chai. Meetings will be held
on the first Monday of the
month at 1:00 p.m. in the Hol-
lybrook Golf and Tennis Club.
The officers are: Mrs. Rita
(Jack) Sherman, president; Mrs.
Samuel Levenson, program vice
president; Mrs. Lillian Litt,
fund raising vice president; Mis.
R. Klorman, administrative vice
president, and Mrs. Ceiia Stein-
berg, education vice president;
Mis. B. Katz, treasurer; Mrs.
Sidney Fields, financial secre-
tary; Mrs. Edward Stern, re-
cording secretary, and Mrs.
Jeanette Jacobs, corresponding
secretary. Membership chairman
Ls Mrs. Selma (Sam) Golodner.
The next session of the Hol-
lywood Chapter of Hadassah's
program of "Great Jewish Books
and Issues" will be held Tues-
day, Jan. 28, at 1:00 p.m. in the
Home Federal Bank Building,
Young Circle in Hollywood.
"Man's Quest for God," by Dr.
Abaham Joshua Heschel, will be
reviewed by Rabbi Phillip A.
Labowitz of Temple Beth Israel,
Ft. Lauderdale.
The book, which has been
characterized as a "highly sensi-
tive treatment of God as the
center of life and the impor-
tance of prayer in every activity
of man." is the 20th Century
sequel to Maimonides' "Guide to
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fJenisHrkrSdliair and Shofar of Hollywood
Friday, January 17, 1975
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The Benefits of Detente
Kremlinology is still a very inexact science.
First, Leonid Brezhnev cancelled his trip to Cairo be-
cause of the rift between the Soviet Union and President
Sadat over Sadat's presumed preference for Henry Kis-
singer's step-by-step resolution of the problems between
Egypt and Israel.
Then he had a bad cold.
Then he had bronchitis or a touch of the flu.
Then he was not going to give sophisticated arms to
Egypt until Sadat made some promises about letting all
those Soviet "technicians" return there that Sadat bounced
out almost two years ago.
Now he has leukemia, and the latest Kremlinology
Intelligence is that the first major benefit of detente will
be the availability to Brezhnev of American medical know-
how in the treatment of this mortal disease.
Which is about as inexact as anything can get, con-
sidering the batting average for cancer control in either
Back in 1962, Black Martinique psychiatrist Franz
Ganon, the philosopher-father of Third World revolution,
died of leukemia in the Bethesda Naval Hospital in Mary-
He had come to the U.S. as a last resort from the
Soviet Union, which of course was his first choice for
medical assistance.
Dividing People of Florida
Once again we are in for a struggle that will divide
faiths, families and human decency, this time in the State
of Florida.
At issue are the hearings that opened Wednesday in
Orlando over the Florida law requiring the teaching of
"Christian virtues" in the schools.
That law was passed before the United States Su-
preme Court issued a ruling banning mandatory prayer
in Florida's public schools.
Maitland Rev. Arthur Froehlich will have none of it.
In his view, "attacks on good Christian moral teach-
ings" are launched by "Communist elements, to my way
of thinking."
That means just about anybody, including more per-
ceptive Catholics, Protestants and Jews, who believe that
the practice of one's faith is a function of the home and
he practice of one's faith is a function of he home and
church or synagogue.
It also means that Rev. Froehlich doesn't care what
he says so long as he can discredit people who don't
agree with him. Which, of course, in the end will mean
what we warned about in the beginning the dividing of
faiths, families and human decency.
Women's Council Week
The National Council of Jewish Women annually
celebrates Council Week across the country, and in Mi-
ami, Council Week will highlight the Greater Miami Sec-
tion's annual membership meeting Wednesday noon, Jan.
15, at the Seville Hotel.
Despite the growing mood of pessimism gripping the
nation, the 100,000 members of the National Council of
Jewish Women continue to dedicate themselves to the
organization's programs in a positive mood.
Recalling Eleanor Roosevelt's observation that "It is
better to light one candle than to curse the darkness," Mrs.
Judy Gilbert, president of the Greater Miami Section,
suggests that of course Council women recognize the
enormity of the social problems facing them and our
country as a whole.
"Yet, rather than buckle under their weight, we work
at selected tasks with enthusiasm, intensity and patience."
And so, in the face of a growing malaise into which
the nation seems to be slipping, Council, for example:
Takes great pride in its recent survey and pending
book on Juvenile Justice;
Joins in support of the enormous task involved in
the exodus of Jews from the Soviet Union;
Continues its programs that benefit a variety of
projects in Israel;
Remains ever vigilant of the system of Jewish ethics
in support of human dignity as the most important of all
human concerns.
Inerested? That, on a small scale of a much grander
design, is what Council Week is all about and also
that annual membership meeting at the Seville.
It's Quality and Not Just Cash
A LAIN* Lombard has said that,
to help solve the Greater
Miami Philharmonic's economic
crisis, he would conduct the rest
of the season for free if neces-
That would be a bad deal.
Things are bad enough now.
They do not, by what may on
its face seem to be his Gallic
gallantry, then to be compound-
ed by our foolhardiness, have to
be made worse.
WHAT I am critical about in
the orchestra now its artis-
tic "growth," its management,
its bravura conductor still in his
emotional kneepants, the consti-
tuency of its citizens' board
I was critical about three years
ago, as well.
Only then, the doyens of the
diminuendo dado, holding the
Maestro high like some magni-
ficently decorative continental
catch, pilloried me, and rather
viciously as I recall, for saying
of him exactly the same things
they have finally brought them-
selves to say of him now. Or al-
FOR EXAMPLE, one member
of the board accused me of in-
consistency: At the conclusion
of Lombard's first season, I
praised him. At the conclusion
of the second, I damned him.
Another member charged that,
in the beginning, I applauded
the Maestro for his European
concert tours which could only
enlarge his experience and re-
dound to the benefit and the
glory of the Philharmonic here.
But later, according to this
Nostradamus, I was writing that
his European tours were per-
sonal ego trips intended to bene-
fit his own glory, to advance his
own professional standing abroad
at the expense of Miami's need
for his services which he was
contractually obliged to fulfill,
but which he seemed increasing-
ly to be sloughing off onto ex-
pensive guest conductors or in
the name of sudden bouts of
A THIRD member, this one a
musicologist of some fair re-
pute, privately agreed with all
my critical observations and en-
couraged me to publish them
"for the good of serious music
in South Florida," but publicly
joined in the clamor for my
head when I did.
As to the charge of inconsis-
tency: In his first season with
the Miami Philharmonic, Maes-
tro Lombard achieved a memor-
able transformation in the or-
chestra. It developed suddenly,
almost too precipitously, from a
collection of amateur forces in-
to a group of daring players
with daring repertoire just short
of professional standing. And I
said so.
BIT BY the end of the sec-
ond season, it was apparent that
the Maestro had shot his bolt.
There would be no more devel-
opment because he had no more
to give. That was a bitter dis-
appointment which most of us,
encouraged by the stunning first
Continued on Page 9
Quick to Assume Congress Liberal
Los Angeles Times Syndicate
WASHINGTON The current-
ly fashionable doctrine is that
the new Congress elected by the
Democratic landslide will be the
most leftward-leaning Congress
this town has even seen. But like
so many fashionable doctrines,
this can easily turn out to be
sadly misleading.
The most conspicuous feature
of this new Congress will be the
huge increase in the Democratic
majority in the House. But it has
to be remembered that just about
every member who has been add-
ed to the former Democratic ma-
jority was elected from a for-
mer Republican district.
AS SPEAKER Carl Albert has
been pointing out to those who
are close to him, this obviously
means that a great majority of
these additions to the Democratic
majority have behind them elec-
torates that are reasonably con-
servative by current standards.
Any Democrat with a reason-
ably conservative, formerly Re-
publican electorate is also all
but certain to be a middle-of-the-
road Democrat.
By now Speaker Albert has
talked with all but six of his
party's new House members. He
is a notable middle-of-the-road
man himself. He's been much en-
couraged by what he has found
in this marathon series of chats;
and he has been passing the word
that "It's a good idea, nowadays,
to remember 14B."
THE REASONS for remember-
ing 14B at this juncture are both
cogent and logical. To begin with,
this clause of the Taft Hartley
Act has always been the special
bugbear of organized labor, since
it comes close to encouraging the
states to pass "right to work"
laws intended to weaken unions.
Organized labor therefore
mounted an enormous effort to
repeal 14B during the 89th Con-
This was the Congress elected
in the midst of the Republican
Party's disaster with Sen. Berry
Goldwater; and the Democratic
majority in the House in that
Congress was a couple of seats
higher than the same majority
will be in the new Congress.
son also gave labor's drive
against 14B his supposedly all-
powerful support. The Demo-
cratic leaders of both House and
Senate were equally active.
But despite the combined ef-
forts of the President, the offi-
cial congressional leaders and
save favorite social programs.
Certain aspects of the organi-
zation of the House may also be
altered by the altered balance of
the Democratic Caucus. One
likely target is the peculiar or-
ganization of the Ways and Means
But on the other side of the
balance sheet, there are items
that will upset many liberals.
One such is the possibility of
another antibusing bill based on
new hearings by the House Edu-
cation and Labor Committee that
will be aimed to prove what ij
true, alasthat the kind of bus-
ing causing all the trouble in
3oston does not really help to
teach minority children to read
and write and figure.
IN SHORT, the prospect is for
a mixed bag, with the main dan-
gers an attack on the national
defense and a recession-spurred
drive to pile "reflation" on top
of runaway inflation. To this gen-
eral prospect, however, one must
add two footnotes
First of all, the Democrats will
have a more top-heavy majority
in a House that was already less
well disciplined than the House
has ever been for at least two
TOP-HEAVY majorities always
tend to produce riotous behavior
by individual members or groups
of members.
So the Democratic leaders will
have a fearful time persuading
the followers not to make a pub-
lic spectacle of themselves.
Second, the country is all but
certain to receive some fearful
shocks in the next year. Every
thing in Congress will then de-
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Friday, January 17, 1975
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Page 3
Ql'ESTIOX: What is the cus-
tom or religious practice requir-
ing a widow to take off the
shoe of her husband's brother?
Montreal, Canada
ANSWER: This is connected
with the Biblical law of Levirate
Marriage, the practice of mar-
rying the widow of one's brother
who died childless (from the
Latin, Levir, which means hus-
bands brother).
If the brother refuses to mar-
ry his brother's widow, the rite
of Halitzah is prescribed.
Halitzah is a Hebrew word
moaning the ceremony of taking
off the shoe of the Levir.
The Levirate Marriage and
the Rite of Halitzah are spelled
out in detail in Deuteronomy,
Chapter 25, Verses 5-10.
"When brothers dwell togeth-
er and one of them dies and
leaves no son, the wife of the
deceased shall not be married to
a stranger, outside the family.
Her husband's brother shall
unite with her and take her as
his wife, performing the Levir's
duty. The first son that she
bears shall be accounted to the
dead brother, that his name may
not be blotted out in Israel.
"But if the man does not want
to marry his brother's widow,
his brother's widow shall appear
before the elders in the gate and
declare, 'My husband's brother
ref ses to establish a name in
Israel for his brother; he will
rot perform the duty of a Levir.'
The elders of his town shall then
summon him and talk to him.
"If he insists, saying, 'I do not
choose to marry her,' his broth-
er's widow shall go up to him
in the presence of the elders,
pull the sandal off his foot, spit
in his face, and make this decla-
ration: "Thus shall be done to
the man who will not build up
his brother's house!' And he
shall go in Israel by the name of
'the family of the unsandaled
By Talmudic times the custom
of Levirate Marriage gradually
declined. The Rabbis encouraged
the Biblical provision for its
evasion, the rite of Halitzah.
In modern Israel the Rabbis
established that the obligation
of Halitzah takes precedence
over Levirate Marriage. In 1953
legislation was passed that a
brother who refuses to give Ha-
litzah to his deceased brother's
widow is liable to imprisonment.
Liberal Judaism dispensed
with the duty of Levirate Mar-
riage and the necessity of Ha-
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Bornstein recalls that early on
in the suit, U.S. District Judge
George Young argued that
"Schools have long recognized
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gienic habits; the desirability of
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rights of others?"
The judge refused to grant an
Orange County tempers flared
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The latest legal maneuver be-
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Philip Olender, who has been
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Mr. Olender called a meeting
of all leaders Thursday. Jan. 9,
to encourage maximum effort
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Friday, January 17. 1975
Teen Scene
I should like to devote most of
this column to a very special in-
sight on the College Scene in Is-
rael. With the permission of Is-
rael Magazine, The Israel Inde-
pendent Monthly, I should like
to reprint several sections of an
article entitled "Quiet on the
Campus," by Anita Gillick.
'Israel's university students
are adrift. Many are angry.
Some are bitter. The misrepre-
sentations and miscalculations of
October 1973. and after, pro-
voked currents of uncertainty.
All is not as it should be in Is-
rael. Yet, the campus is quiet.
Where is the indignant voice of
Israel's future leadersthe uni-
versity students?
"Israel is a democracy. The
right to protest is freely given.
Eight thousand joined in one
mass demonstration of public
opinion in Jerusalem. But the
Hebrew University alone has
over 10,000 students; and there
are five other major universi-
ties: Tel Aviv, Bar Ilan, Univer-
sity of the Negev, Haifa Univer-
sity and the Technion.
"Who is the Sabra that car-
ries the Israeli fighting spirit
onto the battiegroupnd and loses
it on the homefield? Today's 'av-
erage' Israeli student entered
university in his twenties, after
completing his obligatory Army
servicetwo years for the girls,
three years for the boys his
18-year-old burst of bravado and
individuality tempered by the
disciplinary indoctrination of
Army life. He may have spent
an additional year or two work-
ing to earn money for his tui-
"Adolt, perhaps married with
family obligations, he fills the
six-day work week with 25-to-38
credit hours and generally a full-
time job. The army still influ-
ences him, because men are li-
able for duty approximately two
months of every year. He may
be called up in the middle of the
semester, but would not be ex-
cused from normal completion
of his studies and examination.
"The Israel collegiate is more
mature than his European and
American counterparts, and
more serious. He knows what he
wantsto get his degree, which
will mean a better job. Study is
a matter of economics.
"With a mixture of condes-
cension and envy, he watches the
foreign students'children' who
can cut class with impunity, read
for pleasure, explore wider hori-
zons and seek alternatives.
"Even the girls, who may dab-
ble in chuppahlogy the hunt
for husbands harness their in-
tellectual curiosity in pursuit of
a profession. The Sabra female's
equality is established in nursery
school and confirmed in the
army. 'They' are a mutually ac-
cepted combination of "she and
"Because of his age, respon-
sibilities, and obligations, the
Israeli student cannot afford the
luxury of a four-year escape
from practical reality. Any dif-
ference between the Israeli stu-
dent and society in general is
coincidental. The student is an
integral member of his society,
personally involved in its prob-
lems of making ends meet.
He is caught up in the national
pressure of building a country
surrounded by hostile nations, of
rising inflation, taxation and
"There is little campus life
no fraternities or sororities, no
extracurricular interest clubs
nor intercollegiate games, no
proms and no cheerleaders. Only
a smattering of varsity teams,
such as basketball and judo,
which few students can enjoy in
their daily round of class, work,
family, and study.
"Student unions do exist, of-
fering counseling services, and

organizing various inexpensive
entertainment programs, such as
informal get-togethers, weekend
dances of American rock and Is-
raeli folk music, and going to
the movies. Students like casual
dress and talk on social af-
fairs, school, Army and some
front-page politics. They're 'let-
off-steam sessions'; opinion and
criticism, generating no action.
"The organized reform-seeking
university students, an interna-
tional phenomenon of the past
decade, are absent in Israel. The
Israeli campus lacks a tradition
of opposition. In the '50s, there
was nothing to changethe es-
tablishments of the nation were
just being created. In the '60s,
strength, needed for survival,
would have been weakened by
opposing factions unity was
"Prior to the Fall of '73, there
existed the belief that capable
hands were caring for society,
so the individual was free to
take care of himself. Israelis be-
grudgingly accepted adminis-
trational inefficiency, bother-
some errors, and passing dissen-
sion because of an unquestioned
trust in the ultimate reliability
and wisdom of the leaders of the
Army and government.
"This euphoria was shattered
by the Yom Kippur War. It was
destructive in every respect.
Even victory did not justify the
people's confidence. A credibility
gap emerged. Questions are still
being asked. Answers: tentative,
"There have been no dramatic
upheavals on the campuses in Is-
rael, no solutions, no definite
answers. Many believe that time
will dissipate the frustration as
well as the rumblings of discon-
tent and that students will con-
tinue in their personal passive
world. Others hope the rumbling
will erupt into action. After the
shock, the concerned involve-
ment of academic leadership
might break the quiet on the
Israeli campus."
1c ye
On January 2, a Leadership
Training Seminar was held for
approximately 75 leaders of the
USY chapters In South Florida,
from West Palm Beach to Mi-
ami, at Temple Sinai in Holly-
wood. The leaders participated
in two, 90-minute sessions with
a luncheon meeting. The work-
shops dealt with Leadership and
Programming Techniques, Mem-
bership, Social Actions, Reli-
gious, Holiday and Social Pro-
gramming, Soviet Jewry Activi-
ties, Song and Dance, and a
meeting of the Presidents Coun-
cil (the Presidents of the six-
teen USY chapters in South
Session leaders included Rab-
bi Chaim Listfield, Associate
Rabbi of Temple Sinai; Mrs.
Shirley Cohen, Youth Coordina-
tor of Temple Beth Shalom;
Miles Bunder, Educational Si
Youth Director, Temple Beth
Israel, Ft. Lauderdale; Harold
Friedman, Youth Director, Con-
gregation Beth Torah, North Mi-
ami Beach; Eitan Grunwald,
Youth Advisor, Congregation
B'nai Raphael, North Miami
Beach; Harry Silverman, Direc-
tor of Youth Activities, S.E. Re-
gion, United Synagogue Youth;
Lisa Winton and Paul Kerbel,
South Florida USY President
and Vice President respectively.
Future leadership training ses-
sions are in the planning stage
to train and develop leaders to
meet the needs of their members
and of their respective syna-
ft ft ft
Any youth group having in-
formation to be published should
write or call Paul Kerbel, care
of the Jewish Federation of
South Broward, 1909 Harrison
St., Hollywood.
ridlandal* CMC Center
Plans Classical Evening
Sunday, Feb.- X at 8 p.m. in
the Hallandale Jewish Center
Auditorium, the Hallandale Civic
Center Fund will present a "Con-
cert Internationale" following a
"Viennese Dessert Buffet" at 7
p.m. featuring Alfredo Seveille,
baritone, accompanied by pianist
Charles Siegel, and concert vio-
linist Sophie Rubin, accompanied
by pianist Hilda Golden.
Interpretative modern and bal-
let dances will be performed by
the Florida Dance Company di-
rected by Anthony Castellano.
Proceeds of the evening will go
to the Center's building fund.
Tickets are available at the Hal-
landale Recreation Center, Cham-
ber of Commerce, and Bank of
Parker Plaza Complex Organized; i
Nestle Anal Markuian Cochairmcii !
Paul Nestle and Morris Mark-
man have been appointed as co-
chairmen for the three Parker
Buildings. They will be assisted
by Mrs. Rhona Miller and Mrs.
Irma Rochlin.
An organization meeting for
the three buildings will be held
Sunday, Jan. 19, in the Blue
Room of the Parker Plaza.
A special program is being
planned that will include the
thousand resists of Parker
Plaza, Parker Towers and Park-
er Dorado.
Norman Gordon has been ap-
pointed as the leader for Park-
er Dorado, 3180 So. Ocean Dr.
Mrs. Miller, who has been ap-
pointed as the special leader for
Norman Gorton foul Htttlt ,
the three Parker Buildings, was
very active in the Parker Plaza
during the 1974 UJA Fund Rais-
ing Campaign.
Busy establishing their many campaign
functions for the 1975 UJA campaign are the
seven areas of the Women's Division of the
Jewish Federation, including the Contribu-
tors, Patrons, Vanguard. Benefactors, Pace-
setters, and Hi-Rise. Under the chairman-
ship of Marian Levitats, (left) and cochaired
by Betty Kail and Linda Pleeter, the Patrons
Division has scheduled 16 parlor meetings
to date, while the Contributors Division,
chaired by Elaine Fleischer, (right) has
scheduled seven coffees. All divisions are
involved in the over-all program which is
designed to help them meet their $300,000
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Area 6A'
Meyer Pritsker. president of
the Hallandale Jewish Center,
will be honored for "his devotion
and commitment to the State of
Israel and world Jewry" at a 9:30
a.m. breakfast Sunday, Feb. 9, at
the Center.
Chairing the event, which is
sponsored by the Jewish Fed-
eration UJA Israel Emergency
Fund Hallandale Area "A" work-
ers, will be Bernard Kramer,
with Nathan Bolasny acting as
Other "Area A" campaign
functions are scheduled this
month. The Fairways Royale will
sponsor a breakfast at its club
house Sunday, Jan. 26, at 9:30
a.m. Mrs. Selma Gersten will be
chairman for the building, act-
ing in conjunction with commit-
tee members Charles Conn, Ru-
ben Levinsohn, Howard Ochs,
Joseph Millman, Max Elkin, and
Martin Forsyth.
Chairman for the Fairways
Royale event will be George
Paley; cochairman will be Mur-
ray Feuerstein, and honorary
chairman will be Abraham Hal-
pern and David Lurie.
Tuesday, Jan. 28, at 9:30 a.m.,
the Fairways Riviera Committee
for the Survival of Israel and
World Jewry will hold a break-
fast at the Diplomat Country
Campaign Committee chairman
for the 200 building will be Mur-
ray Feuerstein; for the 300 build-
ing, Henry Klee; and for the 400
building, Sam Toder. David Lurie
and Abraham Halpern will again
be honorary chairmen.
Campaign workers of Area "A" include, from left to riqht.
(seated) Samuel Weissberg, Golden Surf; Murray Feuer-
stein, Fairways; Nathan Pasik, Guilford Plaza; Judge Max-
well Stem, Lake Point Towers; Morris Lewy, Beacon Tow-
ers; (standing) George Paley, chairman Hallandale Area
"A," Fairways; Pauline Winokur, Golden Horn North; Is
Bookbinder, Beacon Towers; Robert Bank, Golden Horn
North; Murray Lefson, Golden Horn North; Sam Diengott.
Guilford Plaza; Arthur Saypol, Paradise Towers; Martha
Pasik, Guilford Plaza; Abraham B. Halpem, Plaza Towers
South and David H. Lurie, Park Layne Towers, honorary
chairmen; Abe Kaye, Park Layne Towers, and Saul Ben-
jamin, Beacon Towers.
Fairways Group To Meet
Fairways Group, Hollywood
Chapter of Hadassah will meet
Friday at 1 p.m. in the Home
Federal Building on Hallandale
Beach Boulevard. Mrs. Henry
Frankel will describe the work
of the Jewish National Fund; a
new film, "Weep No More," will
Finke And Deutsch To Head
Plaza Towers UJA Campaign
Sam Finke of Plaza North,
1833 So. Ocean Dr., and Joseph
Deutsch of Plaza South, 1949
So. Ocean Dr., have been ap-
pointed as leaders for the 1975
UJA fund raising campaign in
their buildings- t
Several leadership meetings'
have been held to organize a;
working committee and plans?
for a function honoring Nathan!
Greenberg of Plaza Towers!
South and Milton Forman of!
Plaza Towers North are beinff
Both Greenberg and FormanP
have long years of energetic de-[
votion to the UJA In their re-L
spective home areas as well as
the Hallandale area.
Cochairmen for Plaza Towers
North are Lila Brecker and
Ruth Suss; Jerry Eisenberg,'
Isaac Bressler and Kate Moses
are the cochairmen for Plaza
Towers South.
A February wine and cheese
party is being planned by Mrs.
Lila Brecker. The exact date for
this will be announced later.
Many "coffee klatches" and get-
togethers are also being planned
prior to the rally that is sched-
uled for Feb. 23.
Deanna Michaelson
To Be A June Bride
Mr. and Mrs. Edwin I. Mithael-
son of Hollywood announce the
engagement of their daughter,
Deanna Joyce, to Leonard J.
Gricci, son of Mr. and Mrs. Irv-
ing Rich of Framingham, Mass.
Miss Michaelson is a graduate
of the University of Miami. Mr.
Gricci graduated from the Uni-
versity of Suffolk, in Boston,
Mass., and is currently attending
the University of Suffolk Law
A June 8, 1975 wedding is
"Ask Your Neighbor About Meyer"
Since 1952
Have your system tuned up by a professional
923-4710 -PHONES- 925-0112
PHONE 792-4602
Pictured at Hallandale Area "A" workers
meeting are, from left to right (seated) Na-
than Pasik, Guilford Plaza; Is Bookbinder,
Beacon Towers; Martha Pasik, Guilford
Plaza; (standing) George Paley, chairman,
Hallandale Area "A," Fairways; Murray
Feuerstein. cochairman, Hallandale Area
"A," Fairways; Abraham B. Halpern, hon-
orary chairman, Hallandale Area "A,"
Plaza Towers South, and David H. Lurie,
honorary chairman, Hallandale Area "A,"
Park Layne Towers.
Pre-Nursery At Beth Shalom Is For 2-Year-Olds
Dr. Morton Malavsky, rabbi of
Temple Beth Shalom and admin-
istrator of the preschool depart-
ment, and Dr. Fred Blumenthal,
chairman of the school board, an-
nounce that the preschool is
forming a pre-nursery depart-
ment for children who are, or
will be, two years of age by
February, 1975.
This will be a completely
separate and individual depart-
ment with its own facilities, in.
structors, and activities. The
children will be introduced to
phonics and early math concepts.
Included in the curricula for
this group will be creativity in
arts, music, coordination, and
holidays. It is felt that such a
program will prove extremely
helpful in preparing the child
for further early childhood edu-
The department head will be
Brenda Kaplan, who holds a
master's degree in early child-
hood education from Brooklyn
College. She will introduce mod-
ern, as well as traditional, ap
plications in instructional ap
proach for the two-year old.
Hours will be from 9 a.m. to
noon. Interested parents should
call or come to the office at 4601
Arthur St. to register. Bus serv
ico is available.
Forte Towers 1000 West Avenue, Miami Beach
For Reservations Call 651-0711

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+Jenist Meridian and Shofar of Hollywood
Friday, January 17, 1975

i Nights In Israel To Be Held
]AtS Hollywood Condominiums
The Beverly Hills Condomi-
nium. 5300 Washington St., Hol-
lywood, will host a "Night in Is-
rael" in Oxford Towers. Mrs.
Feder, who served on the Na-
tional Executive Board of Israel
Bonds and as chairman of the
Bonds campaign in Cincinnati,
Ohio, is a life member of Hadas-
sah and Brandeis University. In
1966, she was named a Woman
Dorothy Feder will be honored
with the Scroll of Honor Sun-
day, Feb. 2, at a "Night in Is-
of Valor.
Former chairman of the Wom-
en's Board of the Jewish Federa-
tion of Cincinnati and the Wom-
en's Division of the UJA, Mrs.
Feder is listed in the Who's Who
in World Jewry.
Emil Cohen, noted American
Jewish folk humorist, will be the
special guest at the Oxford Tow-
ers "Night in Israel."
raei" Saturday evening as the
first of three events on behalf of
Israel Bonds in the Hollywood
area, William Littman, chair-
man of the South Broward Is-
rael Bonds board of governors,
has announced.
The honoree at Beverly Hills
is William Wallace, who will re-
ceive the State of Israel Scroll
of Honor for his devoted and
exceptional service in promoting
Israel's economic development
through Israel Bonds.
Wallace, vice-president of 5300
Maintenance and former presi-
dent of the Beverly Hills com-
plex, moved to Hollywood with
his wife Mae seven years ago
irom Brooklyn, N.Y. where he
was active in Shaeh Torah Syn-
Serving as Israel Bonds chair-
man at Beverly Hills is A. Jo-
seph Isaacs. Sam Reisman and
Phil Singer are cochairmen.
American Jewish folk humorist
Eddie Schaffer is the scheduled
The Watergate Condominium
Association will present a "Night
for Israel" starring Eddie Schaf-
fer Wednesday. Nat Lerner is
the Israel Bonds chairman at
Watergate. Max Fishtcnbaum is
Udall Stomps
For President
Morris K. Udall has announced himself as a
' liberal candidate for the Demo-
cratic nomination for President
in 1976, said here that he would '
' favor any Middle Ea6t agreement
that has "secure borders" for Is-'
rael and "some promise of sta-1
bility and peace in that region."
Appearing on the "Issues and
Answers" television program, \
Udall said, "We are going to;
support Israel," when asked
about the quantity of convention-
al weapons the United States is
producing and Israel's require-
UDALL AL.SO said that "ob-
viously the concerns of the Pal-
estine Liberation Organization
and the refugees have got to be
addressed." and that he was pre-
pared to negotiate with "any-
body" to bring peace in the Mid-
dle East .
Asked which way he would
"opt" if he had to decide be-
tween supporting Israel or oil
supplies, Udall replied, "The
squeeze will be on at some point

Sidney S. Hodes (center) presents the Israel Solidarity
Award to George Schneider at a "Night in Israel" held on
behalf of Israel Bonds at Galahad Hall West. At left is en-
tertainer Eddie Schaffer; Jerome Lowenthal, and Alfred
Lowy are at right. Hodes is Israel Bonds chairman at
Galahad Hall West.
The State of Israel Scroll of Honor was presented to Dr.
Saul Matelson (second from left) by Israel Bonds at a recent
"Night in Israel" at Meadowbrook Phase V. Pictured are
(from left): "Night in Israel" cochairman Alex Rubin, Dr.
Matelson, chairman Harry Grossman, Steven Pollack, pres-
ident of the Building 5 Association, and entertainer Joey
Chaplain's Schedule
The Jewish Federation of South Broward, Inc. announces
that Rabbi Harold Richter, Chaplain for South Broward County,
will be visiting the following hospitals on a
regular basis:
Mondays Doctors, Community and
South Florida State Hospitals.
Wednesdays Hollywood Memorial Hos-
Friaays Golden Isles Hospital.
The Rabbi will also visit nursing homes
and penal institutions in the South Broward
area. In addition, he will visit institutions in
Fort Lauderdale on Tuesdays and Thursdays
For further information, please visit The Jewish Federa-
tion Office at 1909 Harrison St., Hollywood or phone 921-8810
or 966-7751.
Rabbi Richter
Special Rates for Condominium Owners
Home Owners and Auto
We Care About Our Insureds
Phone 925-2268
Manny Lax Chairing Jan. 26
Hillcrest Israel Bonds Event
American Jewish folk humor-
ist Emil Cohen will be the spe-
cial guest at the Hillcrest Coun-
try Club Israel Dinner of State
Sunday, Jan. 26, it has been an-
nounced by Milton M. Parson,
executive director of the South
Florida Israel Bond Organiza-
Cohen, a top-rated humorist,
raconteur and vocalist, has ap-
peared in major night clubs, ho-
tels and theaters throughout the
country. He presents a program
of folk humor originating in
both American and Yiddish cul-
Manny Lax will serve as
chairman of the Hillcrest Israel
Bonds dinner. Lax, who received
the State of Israel Masada
ANvard with his wife Kathleen at
least year's event, is actively in-
volved in the affairs of the B'nai
B'rith Hillcrest Lodge which is
also sponsoring the Israel Din-
ner of State.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Fishbein
will be honored at the Israel
Bonds dinner-dance. They will
receivs the Masada Award In
recognition of their outstanding
sen-ice on behalf of Israel's eco-
nomic development.
Reservations may be marie by
calling the Israel Bonds office in
Mr. and Mrs. Allen Gordon and Mr. and Mrs. Paul B. An-
ton (right) were the guests of honor at Temple Sinai's annual
Israel Dinner of State where they received State of srael
Masada Awards from Israel Bonds. At left is Rabbi David
Murray Goldstein (second from left) displays the State of
Israel Scroll of Honor presented to him at an Allington Tow-
ers "Salute to Israel" breakfast With Schneider are (from
left) Leon Schuster, who served as Israel Bonds chairman,
humorist Emil Cohen, and Jack Rosenblatt.
FROM i .\J\J a square foot
Write or call: Carlos Feldman-Vice President
SSKnUS? 981-9192 I ,nDcSf, 673-3333

I January 17, 1975
VJenisfl Fforidlian and Shofar of HoUywood
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he Probtentfs Quality and Not Just Cash
Continued from Page 4
k could hardly have antici-
Li. And I said that, too.
Pith respect to the second
lge: I was delighted that
Ltro Lombard would be con-
JFzing abroad but in the
liner AFTER the season
here, not DURING the
ton, which is what he began
Jdo in that fateful second
|r, when those of Us who had
Jised to succumb to the gla-
fous blandishments of his
fcdy Jaguar repeatedly tick-
along Brickell Avenue or
French accent or his well-
Jonicled friendships with the
fed heroes of the performing
already heard the ritard in
I orchestra's progress and saw
handwriting on the wall.
h\ALLY, about the musicol-
lt. Well, what can one say?
Jwas, incidentally, just about
only member on the board
some knowledge of music,
Fwhich the board subsequent-
ijocted him from its ranks as
itzpah in a man devoid of the
only music that means anything
cold cash. The wages of sin
are sore, indeed.
And now, wonders of wonders,
as I have already observed,
these are precisely the qualities
in the Maestro, or the lack of
them, that the current hassle is
all about.
Or are they?
WHAT I said three years ago,
what I am repeating now, in-
volves a consideration of artis-
try. How does Lombard compare
to other conductors, more ma-
ture, less ambitious for a sec-
ondary career as a matinee idol,
of far greater stature and who
would be delighted to make Mi-
ami their podium if only the
board and the orchestra's presi-
dent knew something about
music and music-making? And
this has nothing to do with
money, either. Maestro Lom-
bard's emolument here has been
outrageous if you study the con-
tractual arrangements of some
of the more august names in the
But the current hassle, if we
are to believe Philharmonic
President Maurice Gusman, and
surely in this instance there is
no reason not to, is really about
THE IDEA being advanced is
that the Maestro was too flam-
boyant in his tastes, and that
his musical and personal flam-
boyancy cost more money than
the Philharmonic could afford.
Of course, for his part, the
Maestro is saying the same
thing of Gusman, adding fillips
of his own about Gusman's al-
leged dictatorial highhandedness.
None of this is unusual. The
struggle between artists and the
bourgeois world they entertain
is a battlefield of corpses on
which lie the bodies of some of
the most distinguished names in
musical history.
BUT WHAT is unusual is that
we continue to refuse to learn
from the past. In the end, the
question of artistry is only
vaguely a factor in the Miami
In criticizing Lombard's flam-
boyancy, for example, the board
reckons the impact of this on
the orchestra mainly in finan-
cial and hardly in artistic terms.
Seemingly, if there were no
economic crisis, the Philhar-
monic would be delighted to re-
tain him on its podium in the
same way that the community is
delighted with the bizarre col-
lection of hotels and condomini-
ums along its now buried beach-
es as long as private enterprise
finds them really profitable.
Damn the murdered beauty here.
AND AS if to confirm his own
place in this kind of communal
design, that is why Lombard is
offering to stay on free until
things can be set to rights.
Well, they may be set to
bookkeeping rights, but they
will never be set to musical
rights in the Maestro's proposed
symbiotic relationship between
non-performance and the com-
munity's thus far superficial sa-
tisfaction with the bloated bour-
'olice Chief Flays Report He's Anti-Semite
Chief of the Rio Negro pro-
Ice, Benigno Mario Ardanaz,
repudiated a report that he
ently appended a venomous
a-Semitic attack on Jews to
"order of the day" and also
lied that he has resigned.
pi a cable to DAIA, the rep-
entative body of Argentine
try, he stated that the anti-
|mitic ceciaration had been
aliciously attributed to him.
added that such expressions
not tally with the spirit and
| of the Rio Negro police
its chief.
|Ardanaz had reportedly called
a fight against Jews, Zion-
m and Communism. The dia-
Ibe brought a strong protest
Bm DAIA to the police chief
ko admitted he signed the sup-
Iment to the order of the day.
ft *T &
Faisal 'Man of Year*
fcEW YORK King Faisal
|Saudi Arabia has been se-
ed as Time Magazine's Man
he Year for 1974.
principal factor" in mak-
this choice, according to
lie, was the monarch's role
I quadrupling the price of oil
I who "now holds more power
any other leader to lower
hi or raise them anew.
3oth in his own right and as
kymbol or the ether newly
lerful potentates of oil, Saudi
pbia's King Faisal is the Man
the Year."
ast week, People, a weekly
tazine published by Time-
f, named Yasir Arafat as one
khe 25 "most intriguing" peo-
lof 1974.
4 i? ir
Capucci Ends Strike
ERUSALEM Greek Cath-
J Archbishop Hillarion Capuc-
[ ended his partial hunger
)ce on Christmas Day, Israeli
on officials reported.
he cleric began his hunger
ke Dec. 13 in an effort to
a pardon after being sen-
ed to 12 years in prison on
rges of gun-running for Pal-
nian terrorists,
praeli prison commissioner
Meeting Monday
kollwood Chapter 725, B'nai
Ith Women will hold a regular
pthly meeting Monday at
p.m. this time only at the
Be Federal Bank Building,
ng Circle and Harrison St.
program will include cards
J games. Members and friends
Arye Nir reported earlier that
the Archbishop was refusing
solid food but was taking a glass
of concentrated liquid nourish-
ment twice a day.
He began eating solid foods
again Dec. 25.
* *
Germans Want Balance
BONN Foreign Minister
Hans Dietrich Genscher said
here that West Germany will re-
tain its "balanced policy" in the
Middle East in 1975 by continu-
ing to recognize the rights of
the Palestinian people, as well
as the necessity of recognized
and secure boundaries for Israel.
He stated that Bonn's foreign
policy priority in 1975 would be
the unification of Western Eu-
rope. Nothing would be more
dangerous, he staled in an in-
terview with West German Ra-
dio, than if European develop-
ment were to be retarded be-
cause of financial burdens aris-
ing from the oil and energy
a a &
Klabin Protests Boycott
rael Klabin, head of the multi-
millionaire Klabin family, who
owns various industrial enter-
prises in Brazil, including the
largest paper mill in the coun-
try, said that the Arab decision
last week to blacklist his firms
is "an intolerable interference
into the business of a Brazilian
Klabin, wno was reacting to
a report from Beirut, said his
firms had never done business
with Arab countries.
An Arab boycott has also
been instituted against two non-
Jewish firms that produce soft
drinks because their trade
marks contain symbols looking
like the Star of David.
The two firms, "Brahma" and
"Antartica," have never done
business with foreign countries.
Students Study Land
NEW YORK One hundred
and twenty-two American Jew-
ish university students spent
their winter vacation learning
about the land and people of Is-
rael as participants in a 10-day
study mission that ended Jan. 2
sponsored by the United Jewish
The group, which included a
Black Jew from Kent State Uni-
versity in Ohio, the editor of the
Harvard University "Crimson,"
and large delegations from col-
leges in Los Angeles, Philadel-
phia and New York City areas,
was the largest student mission
in UJA history.
* 4 6
Pardon For Prisoners
than likely that the last three
prisoners involved in the murder
of Ahmed Boushicki in Lille-
hammer in 1973 may receive a
pardon shortly after New Year,
Norwegian sources said.
The three, wfto are serving
sentences from six-and-a-half to
nine years, are Sylvia Rafael,
Dan Erbel and Avraham Gem-
Two others, who were arrest-
ed with them and convicted of
espionage and complicity in the
murder of the Moroccan nation-
al, have already been released.
All had been alleged to have
been Israeli agents.
JACK I.. 74, of 4350 Hillorest Dr..
HIllcreHt. Formerly of PhlladVlDhia.
and Havertown. Pa. Passed away
Tuesday. Dec. 24. He was a member
of St. John's LodKe No. 515 Free
and Accepted Masons of Philadel-
phia: past president of the 60th
Street Business Association and vice
president of the United Business
Men's Association of Philadelphia.
A member of the Philadelphia May-
or's Crime Commission, and the
Kimli- Zola Lodge of Brlth Sholom.
he was also aftlve In many chari-
table onranliatlons. An ardent work-
er, he was awarded many citations
for his work. Survivors Include his
wife. Sara: his children. Ruth and
Leon Rotter, three grandchildren and
one greatgrandchild. Interment was
In Vista Memorial Gardens. Hialeah.
lrwin Jeflr
Medwin Jaffar Alvin Jeffer
188-1 IhUlSlOE
Rep. denied by: Sonny LnM, f-
Represented by Philip MM*. F.O.
Services available in all
communities in New York and
throughout the Miami.
W. Palm Beach areas
Nazis to Go on Trial
BONN About 3,000 former
Nazis will go on trial by 1980
for crimes invoh ing murder,
the "Jewish Press Service" in
Duesseldorf reported Monday.
Since the war, 77,820 cases have
been opened against alleged
Nazi criminals. Some 6,375 per-
sons have been sentenced.
geois look of things.
I said at the beginning this
would be a bad dea!. What I '
meant was that even for free
the Philharmonic can not afford
to continue to meander in medi-
OF COl'RSE, the crisis is fi-
nancial. But it is also artistic,
and if we do not face up to that
now, we never will.
For its part, the citizens'
board includes the wisdom of
finance, publishing and good in-
But nowhere is there the real
intelligence of music to assess
the second crisis in quite the
same way as the board can
assess the first.
Nowhere is there a real un-
derstanding of Lombard as ar-
tist the desperate deal he is
offering to retain his Miami
podium ought to say something
about that.
NOWHERE IS there the
voice to say that, were there all
the money needed to solve the
Philharmonic's crisis suddenly
available, and then some, still
it SHOULD not afford him.
The community approaches
the problem as if it were one of
those condominiums on the pub-
lic's private beaches for the
privileged in trouble, cash in
It does not see the Philhar-
monic as an artistic instrument
needing sensibilities in addition
to those that businessmen and
publishers are capable of deal-
ing with.
As always, the Philharmonic
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9 Jen 1st Flcrid/fain and Sholar of Hollywood
Friday, January 17, 1975
Ira Hirschmann Keynoter At hocal ^^^f To
D CTn irk. o i Conduct Seminars
Beth tl Bonds Dinner Sunday
Ira Hirschmann, financier,
businessman and former Amer-
ican diplomatic representative,
will deliver the keynote address
at Temple Beth El's Israel Din-
ner of State Sunday at the Dip-
lomat Country Club, Robert M.
Baer, president of the Hollywood
congregation, has announced.
Dr. Samuel Z. Jaffe, spiritual
leader of Temple Beth El, will
present the State of Israel Ma-
sada Award to Lewis E. Cohn,
South Broward UJA campaign
cochairman. who is being honor-
ed by Israel Bonds for outstand-
ing leadership in advancing Is-
rael's progress and welfare
through the Israel Bonds pro-
Hirschmann, a former United
States envoy in Turkey, has un-
dertaken two confidential mis-
sions to the Middle East under
the auspices of the U.S. State
Department and the United Na-
tions. He visited all the coun-
tries which surround Israel.
In previous trips to the Middle
East, Hirschmann personally
negotiated with the late Prime
Minister of Israel, David Ben-
Gurion, the late Colonel Nasser
of Egypt, and other high-rank-
ing government officials for the
State Department. He has com-
pleted more than a dozen survey
trips to Israel in recent years.
Melvin H. Baer and Jules B.
Gordon are serving as chairmen
of the Temple Beth El Israel
Bonds dinner. Mrs. Harry Finer
and Leo Salzstein are associate
Rabbi Chaim Stephen List-
field of Temple Sinai has an-
nounced a "Great Issues Semi-
nar'' for pre-confirmation and
confirmation classes in the new
semester at Temple Sinai of Hol-
In addition to Rabbi Listfield
and Ms. Roz Seidel, the perma-
nent teachers, the classes will
feature some of the outstanding
local religious and communal
leaders as guest speakers.
The new season began last
week with Dr. Tamara Cohen, a
professional psychologist and
counselor, as guest discussion
leader During the course of this
unit on "The Developing Jewish
Adolescent," physicians and
scholars will be addressing the
The next unit in the series
will be "The Jewish Communi-
ty." The class confirmation group
is planning a visit with a Rus-
sian Jewish family, special mov-
ies, and outstanding speakers as
part of the course of study.
The classes, under the direc-
tion of Ms. Miriam P. Schmerler,
meet Mondays from 4:30-6:30
South Broward Israel Bond Leaders
Meet With Ambassador at Holiday Inn
Community Calendar
Beach Group of Hadassah, Hollywood Chapter Fund-
raising card party
Teenage Hotline Door-to-door solicitation All day
Israel Bond Dinner sponsored by Temple Beth El Diplo-
mat Country Club 6:00 p.m.
National Council of Jewish Women Discussion meeting
__ Home Federal Building, Hallandale noon
Broward Zionist District Annual Meeting Temple Si-
nai 7:30 p.m.
Speaker Series Temple Solel 8:15 p.m.
Hallandale Chapter of Hadassah Youth Aliyah Luncheon
Americana Hotel noon
Hollywood Chapter of Hadassah Square Dance Perry
Recreation Center 8:00 p.m.
State of Israel Bond Function Hillcrest Country Club
6:00 p.m.
National Council of Jewish Women Board Meeting
Home Federal Building, Hallandale 10:00 a.m.
Albert Einstein Colege of Medicine Women's Division
Luncheon Hillcrest Country Club noon
Sisterhood of Temple Beth Shalom General Meeting
Assembly Hall 8 p.m.
Sisterhood, Temple Beth Shalom Book Discussion Meeting
Temple Library 8:00 p.m.
Fight for Sight Champagne Luncheon Diplomat Hotel
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Herzl Lodge To
Present Annual
Concert Sunday Services
Herzl Lodge. B'nai B'rith, will
present its annual concert Sun-
day, at 8 p.m., in Temple Beth
Shalom, 4001 Arthur St., Holly-
The 70-oiece Broward Sym-
phony Orchestra, under the baton
of Jimmy O. Woodle, will present
a program of classical and semi-
classical music.
A special feature of the event
will be the appearance of guest
soloist Kris Reid, the recipient
of the National Federation of
Music Club's Marie Morrissey
Keith Award.
The young soprano has sung
with many operatic groups in-
cluding the Dallas Civic Opera,
and with various symphony or-
chestras throughout the country,
including the North Miami Beach
Symphony .Orchestra. She also ap
pears regularly with the Family
Opera Singers of South Florida.
Both the orchestra and the
soloist have been lauded by
music critics.
Proceeds of the event will go
towards supporting the many
facets of B'nai B'rith, among
them the Anti Defamation
League, Hillel. Israel, Soviet
Jewry, B'nai B'rith Youth Serv-
ices, and others. A special
scholarship will also be awarded
to the Broward Community Col-
Tickets may be obtained by
calling Lou Cuttner, who is
chairing the event, or Bill
(Conservative). 418 NE 8lh Avt,
Rabbi Harry E. Schwartz. Canto*
Jacob Danziaer.
6INAI (Temple) of NORTH DADE
18801 NE 22nd Ave. Reform. Rabbi
Ralph P. Kinoaley, Cantor Irving
GREGATION. Liberal. 3501 Univer.
ity Dr. Rabbi Max Weitz.
NW. 57th St., (Conservative) Rab-
bi Milton J. Gross.
(Orthodox). 3891 Sterling Rd., op.
ponte Hollywood Hills High School,
President Dr. Frank Stein.
TfUf-H BETH EL (Reform) 1S81 8.
14th AY*.. Hollywood. Rabbi Samuel
Jaffe. Assistant Rabbi Harvey M.
Ambassador Gershon Avner, (seated, cen-
ter) Secretary of the Israeli Cabinet, met
recently with the South Broward leadership
of the Israel Bonds campaign at a luncheon
gathering at the Holiday Inn. With him are
UJA campaign co-chairman Lewis E. Cohn,
(left) and Moses Hornstein; (standing) Mr.
and Mrs. Paul Weiner and Mr. and Mrs.
Julius Freilich; (Photo No. 2) Mrs. Rose Orz-
sag, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Deutsch, and the
late Ben Goldberg;( Photo No. 3) Harry
Cohen, Mrs. Archie Kamer Robert Wolfson,
and Arnold Goldstein; (Photo No. 4) Mrs.
Kamer, Mrs. Irma Rochlin, and Bini Leerer.
Bar Mitzvah
William, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Gary Wasserman, will be Bar
Mitzvah Saturday, Jan. 18, at
Temple Israel of Miramar.
"fc "fr H
Mark, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Alan Horowitz, will be Bar Mitz-
vah Saturday, Jan. 25, at Tem-
ple Israel of Miramar.
5 SHEVAT 5:33
BEi ?.^.ALOM rrjmpwl Conserva.
tlHi. 2?1 **">' Rabbi Morton
Malavaky, Cantor irving Gold
TI8!*enS ULH *MM Conservative).
rmuJHL 62,1d, ty- Hollywood.
tM LE ?OLEL (Liberal). 6001
ert Fra'in Hollywood- Rabbl Rob-
TE,N!.PLE S'NAI (Conservative). 120,
Johnson St. Rabbi David Sheolro.
Associate Rabbi Chaim S. Listfield.
Cantor Yehuda HeilbraurT ul,"'e,a'
T!9M?oPLiw 45hHk# ^"vv.twe)
Draxin. DDi Avronl
TE^Li-,N T.H,E P,NES (Conserve.
ffiSLi""1. MUMIt School. 200 No,
Friend Of Jewish
Community Leaves
Rev. Luther C. Pierce, pastor
of the Union Congregational
Church, Hallandale, has been
called to the pulpit of the Mon-
roe Congregational Church in
Monroe, Conn., where he will
serve as Pastor beginning Feb. 1.
Rev. Pierce served as program
consultant of the Florida Region
of the National Council of Chris-
tians and Jews and was producer
and host of television's "The
First Estate" appearing Sundays
on Ch. 4.
Rev. Pierce has won the es-
teem and affection of many
friends Jews and Christians
ahke, during his pastorate at the
union Congregational Church He
a friend of Rabbi Harry
Schwartz of the Hallandale Jew
ish Center,

JVow <7U VLre's ~&4ll VLt JWcey to r-Oil JHone, flU 3s
[ALL the posturing by spokesmen for oil-rich na-
tions and their enerqgtic .c^llabjjratprj, jjqne_is
fog of Dr. *M. T Mehdi.
Visible as a picket demonstrating against Jewish
and conferences. Dr. Mehdi lists himself as
(ary-general of the Action Committee on American*
Relations. The title is a euphemism for a pro-
propagandist in the U.S., busy as a bevy of b iJOT LONG ago. Dr. Mehdi obtained good position
ke New York Times opposite-editorial page. There
letter to unsuspecting readers, he berated Presi-
I Ford and Secretary Kissinger for raising threats
kst oil-producing countries.
ATiat right had they to scold Arab states for hik
|bhe price of oil, he asked, when Americans had
limiting production of food and keeping the price
>d high for political reasons?
[Why, the United States could feed the world for
; were it not for the greed of this nation. Dr. Mehdi
Jitained. What right do Ford and Kissinger have.
I, to fuss about inconvenience caused by a boost
ke price of oil?
JAS IS standard operating practice for Dr. Mehdi,
llosses over essential factors.
[# Item 1: America has become a great food-pro-
Ing nation by its own sweat and through its own
piuity. No entrepeneurs from other lands have come
search for the fertile grounds, to plow the soil,
bw the seeds, to provide the capital. By .contrast,
kge amount of Arab oil profits are windfalls from
fwelcomed prospecting, the drilling, the investment
Americans and British industrialists:
J Item 2: Contrary to the impression Mehdi at-
jpts to create, the United States has provided food
[hungry millions, often without cost and frequently
rices humanitarians would applaud;
0 Item 3: When profits do accrue from agri-
hiral advances in the United States, this nation
phes out through such devices as the Marshall Plan
the Peace Corps to help relieve poverty around
world. Some of our profits, indeed, go for the
ef and rehabilitation of refugees.
Item 4: Refugees? Why cannot Dr. Mehdi and
Je for whom he speaks now demonstrate unselfish
jlse by using a sizeable share of oil largesses to
for Arab refugeesthe one enclave among the
|y collections of the refugees in the world that we
about so often?
| IN CONTRAST to these suggestions, the oil rich-
now swelling the treasuries of Arab lands are
^ady being employed to give Saudi Arabia, Kuwait,
other Arab states a piece of Western property.
[ That building down the street of Atlanta, that
knd off the coast of South Carolina, that hotel in
Jcago; take a good look, for tomorrow these proper-
i and hundreds more will be in Arab hands.
Even now, Arab interests are reliably reported to
fre insinuated more than a billion dollars into the
erican economy. By this time next year, that amount
kxpected to double. Arab oil income is topping $100
pon a year. Conservative economists estimate that
, Arab governments will have half a trillion dol-
I to invest.
^NCE THIS process escalates as it is expected to
ice, Arab investo.-s in the United States can be
cted to influence American advertising copy.
From there it's an easy jump to the purchase of
rspaper and magazine plants. A dreary outlook, but
would be foolish to stick our heads in the sand
fence comes the oil.
Dr. Mehdi, with his double talk about America's
kocrisy in dealing with food production while com-
ining about the outlandish boost in oil prices by
\b nations, is just a small sample of muchfar too
|ch that lies ahead. An energy crisis is one thing;
capture of a political and economic stranglehold on
kerica by Arab oil sheiks is the energy crisis multi-
fed endlessly.
& *
Time for rejoicing. Time for Sorrow.


We rejoice because it now appears that the USSR
desire for favored-nation status in trade has proved
greater than Moscow's determination to continue its
-harsh policy against easing procedure for emigration of
Soviet Jews.
IN THE same hour, we sorrow because the UN
General Assembly has opened its doors to the Pales-
tine Liberation Organization, wrapping Arab terrorists
in the mantle of international respectability.
For if it proves true, as now indicated that some
60.000 Soviet Jews and other USSR citizens will be
permitted to leave Russia annually, those emigrees who
journey into Israel for freedom and security will face
the heightened threat of Palestine Liberation Organiza-
tion blood lust.
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Political Clout of U.S. Jews
^/HEN JOURNALISTS turn sociologists, their
writings contain interesting and controversial
findings. Stephen D. Isaacs is chief of the New York
Bureau of the Washington Post and served for
many years in the capital
He knows his Washington and many of those
who make it tick. His book, "Jews and American
Politics" (New York, Doubleday and Co., $8.55, 294
pp.) invites reading, study and discussion.
ISAACS ATTEMPTS to answer such anestions
as: Why is the political power and the contributions
of Jews far greater than their numbers? Why do
Jews seldom run for office? And why do so many
work behind the scenes as strategists?
The author's answers are based on interviews
with 200 "leading Jews,'" most of whom are ex-
tremely wealthy and substantial contributors One
of the author's shortcomings as an amateur soci-
ologist is his lack of in-depth knowledge of Judaism
and his failure to make cny new or profound deduc-
tions or observations.
WHEN HE writes of events in Washington, how
the leading Jews operate politically, and who they
are, he is on firm ground.
I. L. Kenen, Richard Perle, Hyman Bookbinder,
Morris J. Amitay and a few others are the iront
men for advancing the interests of Israel.
The book is an excellent primer for an under-
standing of events that move legislation: why Jews
never become "anchor men" for national broadcast-
ing companies: and a comment made by the first
Jewish president of the American Society of News-
paper Editors, "I spent a lifetime being what one
might call a eunuch in the religious sense. It never
occured to me that there were 'Jewish judgments'."
Isaacs notes a difference between assimilation
and the suppression"antiseptic professionalism"
of the Jews in the mass media.
THE INABILITY of McGovern to empathize
with Jews and his almost puerile insistence on
sophomoric populist philosophy is revealed in his
meetings with leading Jews.
The author discusses attitudes of American
Jews toward Israel from the points of contributions,
the exercise of political support of it. and aliyah.
He errs in asserting that there are fewer religious
and ethnic Jews worrying over Israel "than one
sometimes thinks" and in making deductions from
Rabin's 1972 support of Nixon.
He proves that Jewish votes are important be-
cause they vote in a higher percentage than their
proportion of the population.
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n; w ,
r^abbl t^antuel c^cA
No RarityA Modest Rabbi
nrnEY TELL about the TV producer who said to
one of his writers: "I want a series about a
family with 'happy problems.'"
Down in North Miami, Fla., Rabbi Ralph Kings-
ley has a "happy problem."
AS HE described it in the bulletin of his syna-
gogue, Temple Sinai of North Dade, the difficulty
he's coping with is the big attendance at his Sab-
bath eve services.
Don't thin kthe rabbi is really complaining. He
recognizes that a large turnout is the answer to
a rabbi's prayers.
What worries Rabbi Kingsley is that he finds
it difficult to perform the gladsome Jewish custom
of welcoming each worshipper.
AND HE is also afraid that some people are
not being greeted either by himself or a special
committee which this fine congregation has fa-
The special committee is called B'nai Noam,
"pleasant people." In his bulletin column, he pleads
with the Noamites not to let anyone be "lost in the
It is true that the Miami area attracts more
people to services than many a non-resort region.
STILL, Rabbi Kingsley has a problem which
would arouse the envy of many another rabbi.
Modestly, he professes not to be able to explain
the fine attendance.
Actually, it's not so much the Miami air that
is responsible, but the eloquence and affability of
a splendid rabbi. Our compliments, Rabbi Kingsley.
IIaim Topol Now Appearing In Film Based On Life Of Galileo
TOPOL, the Israeli actor, was introduced to Holly-
wood nine years ago with his screen portrayal of
*." He rose to world fame with his performance as
in "Fiddler on the Roof," both on the London
and in the filmic adaptation which earned him a
ation for an Academy Award.
le now has completed the motion picture, "Galileo,"
p by the German poet-dramatist, Bertold Brecht,
fled Nazi oppression to work during World War II
JALILEO" was presented by him in an English-
kge adaptation by Joseph Losey and Charles Laugh-
the Hollywood Coronet Theater as a "live" produc-
1947 with Losey also directing and Laughton por-
the title role.
Salileo" tells the story of a 17th century Italian
lomer who dared to reverse contemporary scientific
Tt and ecclesiastic dogma by proving that the sun,
kr earth, is the center of the universe (something
sputed since that time).
I January 17, 1975
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By doing so, Galileo Galilei seemingly defied the
Bible and confronted the authority of the Catholic church.
In the eyes of Brecht the non-conformist and revolution-
ary, Galileo finally betrayed both science and society by
recanting under threat of torture and execution.
Dealing with the freedom of thought, the play has
remained timely ever since it was first presented to the
world suffering under the impact of fascism.
ELY LANDAU selected "Galileo" as the first work
to be produced for the screen within the second season of
subscription plays for his American Film Theater.
Joseph Losey also directs the motion picture version
with Sir John Gielgud, Colin Blakely. Georgia Brown,
Margaret Leighton, Michael Londsdale and Edward Fox
(of "Day of the Jackal") joining Topol.
The movie was staged on one large composite set
which suggested locations at Padua, Florence, Venice and
Rome: colors, textures and architectural design to convey
a feeling of the richly phrased baroque period.
The Landau organization, headquartering at Twentieth
Century Fox Studios in Beverly Hills, as in the past,
produced their series for the American Film Theater both
here and abroad. "Galileo" was completed in England; the
second presentation comes from the Studios of France.
IT IS the popular stage revue, "Jacques Brel is Alive
and Well and Living in Paris."
It is an accurate transposition by author Eric Blau
of his own show, with a total of 26 chansons and not one
word of spoken dialogue.
The quartet of thespians consists of Elly Stone, Mbrt
Shuman, Joe Masiell from the original Broadway produc-
tion and Flemish author-composer Jacques Brel intonating
his own songs and blending into the ensemble.

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